7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Wild West Africa (Part 2 of 2)

Richard Cook has recently returned from the mostly unexploited western side of the African continent. He started in Ghana and finished with a glass of wine in Casablanca.

Link: West Africa travel guide

Gallery: Wild West Africa

7:30 The Sampler

A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.

8:15 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Global Neighbours - Japan

Motoko Kakubayashi was raised in Palmerston North, but now resides in Tokyo and works for the Science Media Centre of Japan. It's Obon Festival season – the time of year when families go back to their hometowns and honour the spirits of their ancestors. Also fireworks, elections and preparing for earthquakes.

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The Press Christchurch Writers' Festival 2012

Irish fiction writer John Boyne is the author of seven novels for adults and three for younger readers. The first of these, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2006), was embraced by all ages and won a host of international awards. John Boyne spoke with Lynn Freeman.

10:00 Late Edition

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 The Putumayo World Music Hour - Spain

Hosted by Rosalie Howarth, The Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures around the world.

This week  the musical bounty of Spain, from the acoustic pop of Madrid to the flamenco-inspired mestizo sounds of Barcelona.

See the Putumayo website for more about this programme